The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

By Nancy Farmer

Puffin, Paperback, 9780140376418, 320pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1995

Description
General Matsika's children steal out of the house on a forbidden adventure--and disappear. In Zimbabwe, in the year 2194, the children's parents call in Africa's most unusual detectives--the Ear, the Eye and the Arm--who have powers far beyond those of other human beings. The children must avoid the evils of the past, the technology of the future, and a motley assortment of criminals in order to return home safely. 1995 Newbery Honor Book; ALA Notable Book; ALA Best Book for Young Adults.